CO2 emissions on the rise for first time in four years, UN agency warns

Countries like Romania are pursuing low carbon development using green energy sources. (February 2017). Picture: World Bank/Jutta Benzenberg

A new report released on Tuesday by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose again during 2017 after a three year hiatus, highlighting the imperative for countries to deliver on the historic Paris Agreement to keep global warming to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. The report comes just days before the key UN climate […]

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